Memoirs of a Linguist

Blog URL:http://www.linguist-in-waiting.com
Blog Tags:graduate school, linguistics, travel, experiments, dissertation, PhD
Country:United States
State/Province:New York
Location:Buffalo

This blog is about the daily activities of a 28-year-old Ph.D. candidate, who daydreams of seeing the world, while ranting about people around him, as he attempts to get the elusive three-letters after his name.



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I was using Pachuca as a base, and while I was there, I went to several mountain towns, including Real del Monte and Mineral del Chico. For both towns, I needed to take a microbus from Pachuca, which then climbs up and slowly heads to places that don...

I continued with the 66 Lakes Trail. Leg 2 takes me from where I left off in Leg 1, in the village of Marquardt. From here, the route goes north, following the Havel Canal, all the way up to the village of Brieselang. There's another 20 kilometre...

I only spent one night in Tula. The day after, I packed my bags once more, headed to the bus station, and this time I bought a bus ticket to Pachuca. A few hours later, I found my hotel, checked in, and unpacked. And another hour or so later, I found...

I must say I am not a fan of this book. And it makes me scratch my head when I look back and see that apparently I have read The Trial a decade ago, and I seem to have liked it. I definitely did not like Amerika.See, I wanted to take the side of Karl...

After three days in Mexico City, I opted to venture north this time. I skipped Teotihuacan, as I have been there before in 2011, so I took the bus and went to Tula de Allende instead. It's a few hours north of Mexico City, so I hauled my bag to T...

I've complained and ranted about this matter several times before, and I am going to complain and rant about it again. New York City is loud. Too loud. More...

My stroll of the San Ángel neighbourhood of Mexico City ended at the house of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. It is located at the northeastern part of the neighbourhood, and is now functioning as a museum. I spent about an hour and a half in there, a...